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Trifocus National Certificate of Personal Training (National Certificate of Fitness) is a full qualification in personal training.
Begin your career as a personal trainer or fitness instructor with this practical year-long certificate. The course is designed to furnish you with the knowledge of how to demonstrate, design and lead fitness programmes for groups or individuals.
In this course, you will learn to instruct, conduct fitness assessment and design exercise programmes. Additionally, you will learn how to converse and motivate a variety of clientele from different backgrounds.
The National Certificate in Fitness is the minimum Personal Training certification required by both Virgin Active and Planet Fitness gyms to allow you to work at their facilities.
To upgrade this course, have a look at the Gold Personal Trainer package where there is additional free value-added courses included to the package.
Understand Anatomy and Physiology
Analyse biomechanical movements
Adapt exercises with biomechanically sound principles
Exercise and sport Physiology
Lead and Instruct Exercise Programmes for a variety of clientele
Motivational techniques for fitness and sport
Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority (CATHSSETA), Accreditation code: 613/P/000193/2012.
Course requirements for admission:
To be qualified to partake in this qualification, you need to possess Grade 12/Matric or NQF level 4. If you do not hold a either then the gym instructor course can be taken as a bridging course.
The Trifocus Fitness Academy online platform includes all assessments and course literature in one place that you can study from either your mobile phone or computer any time you like.
Trifocus online platform is bespoke to Trifocus. It includes:
Please take note: If you choose this option, all study material is online. No hard copy assessment material will be sent to you.
With variety of locations throughout South Africa, we hold personal training lectures that are led by an industry expert.
14 March 2022 – 20 July 2022
Trifocus Fitness Academy
292 Surrey Avenue
Monday to Wednesday 6pm to 9pm
Trifocus Fitness Academy reserves the right to reschedule class dates if minimum intake requirement is not met.
Becoming a fitness professional requires a lot more from you than just reading the course content! All South African Accredited Fitness Qualifications require the student to complete a stipulated amount of experiential hours of shadowing.
This is required of you to complete and pass your fitness course as it will assist you in obtaining work experience before entering the fitness industry.
Trifocus Fitness Academy and teamed up with ShadowMe.Fitness to enable you to complete your certified fitness shadowing hours virtually. ShadowMe.Fitness has the world’s best fitness instructors demonstrating and upskilling you in your chosen fitness niche.
Benefits of this include:
Get the most out of your Personal Training course with our high-tech high-touch virtual classroom, hosted by our Master Trainer.
This is an opportunity for you to get all the benefits of classroom learning from the comfort of your own home.
The series covers the most important components of your personal training course.
The benefits of our virtual classroom are:
Virtual Lecture Series Includes:
Finance your course through MobiCred on check out.
The average Trifocus Fitness Academy student completes the Personal Training Course within 4 to 18 months.
Payments can be made via Payfast, EFT or by debit order (which is deducted on the last working day of every month). We offer an 18% discount if you pay the course fees upfront.
Yes, there are student support managers available to assist you from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.
The Personal Training Course can be started at any time during the year.
We require a valid South African ID, or a valid passport if you reside outside of South Africa. You must have a Matric/Grade 12 certificate.
Our online learning platform was built with the end user in mind, offering the student slides, videos, interactive games and seamless downloads.
To be qualified to partake in this qualification, you need to posess Grade 12/Matric or NQF level 4. If you do not hold a either then the gym instructor course can be taken as a bridging course.
This course is aimed at those who want to do Personal Training as a career. The course will enable you to spread your wings in the fitness arena.
You can work at private or commercial health clubs or gyms. You can even work on a cruise ship! Trifocus Fitness Academy gives you the opportunity to obtain an accredited qualification that is recognised both locally and internationally.
Yes, if you reside in South Africa you will receive a study pack with promotional material (at no extra charge) delivered to your door.
If you choose the correspondence method you will also receive learner guides assessment guides and promotional material in your study pack.
For online learning, you will Only receive promotional material.